Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will review possible expansion plans for the South Shore Line and consider changes to the membership of its operating board, under a measure signed into law last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
The town of Porter, often referred to as "the missing link" of the regional trail system, is positioned to open three connector paths that will link Porter County towns and cities to neighboring counties and neighboring states. These newly minted trails will make Porter more accessible to su…
The Dunes Kankakee Trail runs north-south along Ind. 49 from Indiana Dunes State Park to the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District's bridge at the Dune Park station on U.S. 12.
MICHIGAN CITY | The South Shore Line is operated by Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District and runs between downtown Chicago and the South Bend Regional Airport.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers would be required to examine the future of the South Shore Line and its operating board under legislation approved Monday by the Indiana Senate.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District board of trustees hopes a new strategic business plan will benefit House Bill 1450, legislation the General Assembly will look at during summer session on how the NICTD is governed.
INDIANAPOLIS | The future of the South Shore Line and its governing board would be the topic of a General Assembly study this summer under legislation approved Tuesday by the Indiana House.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to shake up the regional board that oversees the South Shore Line has been shelved — for now.
After a strong recovery in the immediate aftermath of the recession, the resurgence of rail transport has slowed its momentum, with national freight carriers reporting an uneven performance throughout last year.
This being the start of a new year, Porter County officials have a chance to start off on the right foot, right a few past wrongs, and set a good example for other counties.
More than 12 hours after a tractor-trailer incident halted South Shore train service, the commuter rail line started running again Saturday night.
A fare increase is unlikely and South Shore commuter train schedules should see no significant changes under a 2013 business plan approved by Northern Indiana Commuter Transit District trustees on an 8-0 vote Friday.
HAMMOND | A three-party agreement has been finalized for constructing a new biking and pedestrian bridge across the Little Calumet River.
South Shore Line train passengers can expect delays during rush hour Monday morning as the railroad continues to deal with damage to one of its substations caused by a downed power line in Porter.
Fare revenue on the South Shore commuter railroad is up about $900,000, or 7.6 percent, in the first eight months of this year despite flat ridership numbers.
PORTER COUNTY | Police are investigating six thefts of copper wiring from the South Shore railroad tracks, officials said.
PORTAGE | More economic development in all its phases is on the horizon for the seven-county region following action Tuesday by the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.
The board of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District on Friday voted 8-1 to cooperate with the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority in developing a strategic business plan for the railroad.
NIPSCO and the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District have teamed up to run South Shore commuter trains on "green" renewable power sources.
INDIANAPOLIS | Despite a slight ridership dip due in part to a fare increase, revenue at the region's commuter rail service improved last year compared to 2010.
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